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Montcalm Community College Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Montcalm Community College Levy Increase measure will be on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the Montcalm community college area in Montcalm and Newaygo Counties.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,889 (46.78%)
  • NO 2,149 (53.22%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure seeks to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.27 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to help pay for general college needs.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the currently authorized charter millage rate limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Montcalm Community College, Michigan, for operating purposes be increased by not more than .2708 mill ($0.2708 on each $1,000.00 of taxable valuation) to be used for all purposes authorized by law; if approved, the estimate of the revenue the community college will collect in the first year of levy, 2011, is approximately $587,138?[3]


  1. Montcalm County Elections, August Election Results
  2. Montcalm County Clerk, August proposal list
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.